Robert Morris University
Educational BackgroundPh.D., Business Administration, Drexel University, 1999Master of Science, Organizational Psychology, Pune University, 1986Bachelor of Science, Child Psychology, Bombay University, 1984
Professional BackgroundRobert Morris University, Moon Township, PA Professor of Human Resource Mgt. September 1, 2012 onwards Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA
Associate Professor of Human Resource Mgt.
September 1, 2009 to August 2102Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA
Assistant Professor of Human Resource Mgt.
September 1, 2006 to August 2009
Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
Assistant Professor: Dept. of Management Aug. 2000-Aug. 2006Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA.
Visiting Asst. Professor
Dept. of Mgt. & Inf. Systems
Aug. 1999-June 2000
Area of Expertise/ResearchHuman Resource Management,
cross-cultural differences in organizations.
PublicationsPurohit, Y. S. & Simmers, C. A. (2010). Dual-Earner Couples? Beliefs about Asymmetrical Careers and the Support-Well Being Relationship. The Journal of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict. 14 (1), 51-72.Weidner, K. C. & Purohit, Y. S. (2009). When Power Has Leaders: Some Indicators of Power-Addiction Among Organizational Leaders. Journal of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict, 13 (1), 83-99.Litzky, B. E., Purohit, Y. S., & Weer, C. H. (2008). Beliefs about the Success of Dual-Earner Relationships: Toward the Development of a Normative Beliefs Measurement Scale. North American Journal of Psychology, 10 (3), 603-624.Anakwe, U. P & Purohit, Y. S., (2006) Using Conflict Management Surveys to Extricate Research Out of the 'Ivory Tower': An Experiential Learning Exercise. Article published in the Journal of Management Education, vol. 30, # 3. Purohit, Y. & Simmers, C. A. (2006) Power Distance and Uncertainty Avoidance: A Cross-national Examination of their impact on conflict management modes. The Journal of International Business Research, vol. 5, # 1 pages 1-22. Purohit, Y. (2006) Job Posting Programs. Article published in the Encyclopedia of Career Development. Published by SAGE Publishing in June 2006. Purohit, Y. & Simmers, C. A. (2004) Cross-national differences in conflict management modes – An empirical investigation. Paper published in the November issue of The Management Matters Journal. (Journal published by the Loyola Institute of Business Administration, India). Parasuraman, S. & Purohit, Y. S. (2000) Distress and Boredom among Orchestra Musicians: The Two Faces of Stress. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, vol. 5, #1, 74-83.Parasuraman, S., Purohit, Y. S., Godshalk, V. M. & Beutell, N. J. (1996) Work and family variables, entrepreneurial success and psychological well-being. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 48, 275-300.
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